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[kop-ee-rahy-ter] /ˈkɒp iˌraɪ tər/
a writer of copy, especially for advertisements or publicity releases.
Origin of copywriter
1910-15; copy + writer
Related forms
copywriting, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for copywriter
  • He hired her as a copywriter, and she began her ascent through the ranks of the company.
  • As an advertising copywriter, she was quickly fired.
  • Additionally, copywriter holders are under no obligation to defend each case.
  • Before that she was a copywriter and improvisational actress.
  • Stints as an advertising copywriter and in a professional photography studio helped to develop his writing and photography skills.
  • He spent eight years there, working first as a station copywriter, to eventually hosting the morning program.
  • Without a doubt, if your website has poor writing then you need to hire a copywriter.
British Dictionary definitions for copywriter


a person employed to write advertising copy
Derived Forms
copywriting, noun
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Word Origin and History for copywriter

"writer of copy for advertisements," 1911, from copy + writer. Related: Copywriting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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